Events and conferences

Industry events for the art and antiques trade are often organised by dealer and auctioneer associations but others are managed independently and operate as commercial enterprises.


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Flanagan hares leap into action at Waddington Custot

02 March 2020

'Moon Gold Hare' (2008) by Barry Flanagan (1941-2009) is offered at the Waddington Custot exhibition Alchemy of the Theatre for $725,000.

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New York dealers remain open for business for 'Asia Week' despite coronavirus alert

02 March 2020

The spread of coronavirus may have halted the auctions at this year’s 'Asia Week New York', but dealers are going ahead with the event as planned, bringing together more than 35 exhibitors and nearly 20 talks.

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More mellow side of John Martin at Gloucestershire exhibition

02 March 2020

Though best known for his epic depictions of fiery disaster, English Romantic painter John Martin (1789-1853) also produced a series of smaller, quieter works.

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Kensington Church Street dealer event takes royal theme for inaugural summer edition

26 February 2020

Dealers in Kensington Church Street are launching an event comprising a series of concurrent exhibitions.

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Interior designers and auction houses team up for spring sales

25 February 2020

This spring auction houses Dreweatts and Fellows plan events with interior decorators and designers Sibyl Colefax & John Fowler, Caroline Percy and architectural historian Oliver Gerrish.

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Call for exhibitors to join Bristol Vintage Photograph Fair

24 February 2020

Antiquarian book dealer Hugh Rayner is putting out a call for more exhibitors at the Bristol Vintage Photograph Fair.

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Art After Hours - charity event launches at new The Open Art Fair

21 February 2020

The Open Art Fair taking place next month at Duke of York Square in Chelsea will host a Next Generation party to raise money for charity.

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Exhibition staged in London by American dealer focuses on new wave of avant-garde photographic works

17 February 2020

Dealer Michael Shapiro’s exhibition of Modernist photography showcases works capturing a fundamental shift in style.

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Ingres portrait among sales at latest Master Drawings New York

13 February 2020

A portrait by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780-1867) was among the sales at the latest staging of Master Drawings New York.

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Antiques trade 'lagging behind on promoting its green credentials', celebrity interior designer says

05 February 2020

A leading interior designer will tell a gathering of antiques dealers next month that the trade has been slow to promote antiques as reused items – at a time when sustainability and climate change dominate political and commercial agendas.

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Super-realist paintings on show in Cecil Court

03 February 2020

This acrylic on canvas, 8 Duncan Terrace (1977), by artist Graham Dean is on offer at Darnley Fine Art.

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Views of a vanishing world: Supply of mountain paintings begins to melt

03 February 2020

Nineteen years after launching the annual 'Peaks and Glaciers' exhibition, dealer William Mitchell reflects that as the snow on the peaks themselves has contracted, so too has the supply of topographical Alpine scenes.

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Textiles come to the fore with London Art Fair sales and new exhibition

28 January 2020

Long considered outside the mainstream of art history, textiles have had a boost in London this month.

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Exhibition at London gallery showcases the free spirit of artist André Derain

27 January 2020

Exhibition showcases the compromising but also capricious artist André Derain

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Career of Fred Yates in full focus at Mayfair show

27 January 2020

Among the oils on offer at the John Martin show on Fred Yates (1922-2008) is 'The Blizzard' (2007-8), a thickly painted scene of a street in Manchester.

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Hogarth shows the sleazy side of life

13 January 2020

William Hogarth (1697-1764) became famous in his day with the help of numerous prints he produced.

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Old Master specialist hosts seminar on the art of connoisseurship

11 January 2020

An Old Master specialist previously at Sotheby’s is hosting a seminar on connoisseurship and its role in the art world at Olympia Auctions in west London later this month.

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Antiques play ‘Quinneys’ staged in Durham as part of Year of the Dealer project

09 January 2020

The classic antiques dealer play ‘Quinneys’ returns to the stage this year more than a century after its first staging.

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Victorian carol singing engraving after Rossetti offered in London Christmas exhibition

18 December 2019

An engraving of A Christmas Carol after Dante Gabriel Charles Rossetti (1828-82) is on offer at The Maas Gallery’s Christmas exhibition.

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Warm reception for Mengs and Cantagalli on London’s winter stage

09 December 2019

An autograph painting by German artist Anton Raphael Mengs (1728-79) was one of the stand-out sales during London Art Week (LAW).

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